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March 2017 Changes to Centrelink & DVA Pensions

Posted on: March 20th, 2017 by Eric Hiam in Aged Care Financial Planning

The Government has announced the following increases to Age Pensions, Disability Pension & the same applies to Service Pensions for DVA The maximum rate of Age, Disability & Service pension (DVA) per fortnight


Basic rate

Plus + Supplements

Total pension



$65.90 +$14.10




$49.70 +$10.60

$669.60pf each
$1339.20pf combined

Illness separated Couple


$65.90 +$14.10

$888.30pf each
$1,776.60pf combined

 war widows & disability pensions (DVA)

War Widows +
Disability Pension

Basic Rate

Income Support

Total + ISS

War Widows




TPI Pension  




General rate Disability  10% $55.43

100% $485.00